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14. September Beach Volleyball1345
Women sport news - 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour update after FIVB Sochi Open

2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour update after FIVB Sochi Open

With its second event in Russia this season completed Sunday, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) takes a week off.

17. August Beach Volleyball1043
Women sport news - Talita and Larissa post superb win in Brazil ahead of World Tour

Talita and Larissa post superb win in Brazil ahead of World Tour

Playing their former London 2012 Olympic partners Maria Antonelli and Juliana Felisberta, Talita and Larissa posted a 2-1 (21-14, 12-21, 15-12) victory.

21. July Beach Volleyball2112
Women sport news - Switzerland’s Goricanec/Huberli turn up heat in Yokohama

Switzerland’s Goricanec/Huberli turn up heat in Yokohama

The two European teams began evenly before Goricanec/Huberli took the lead at 13-12 unnerving Bonnerova/Hermannova 

04. May Beach Volleyball1480
Women sport news - Jamaica win Caribbean NORCECA Continental Cup qualifier

Jamaica win Caribbean NORCECA Continental Cup qualifier

Trailing 13-6 in the golden set, the home girls mounted a 9-0 rally led by well-placed services by Perry to give Jamaica the 15-13 win as hundreds in the stands exploded in celebration.

27. April Beach Volleyball2228
Women sport news - First FIVB gold for Canada’s Broder/Valjas at Fuzhou Open

First FIVB gold for Canada’s Broder/Valjas at Fuzhou Open

Jamie Lyn Broder/Kristina Valjas from Canada defied the odds to take gold at the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball Fuzhou Open. 

24. February Beach Volleyball2555
Women sport news - Lang Ping:

Lang Ping: "Our young players have great potential, but we have a lot of work to do"

Jenny Lang Ping led China to second place at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Italy 2014.

15. October Beach Volleyball2702
Women sport news - Juliana/Antonelli clinch their first gold at Xiamen Open on Sunday

Juliana/Antonelli clinch their first gold at Xiamen Open on Sunday

Juliana/Antonelli finally take home their first gold medal as a team, beating Wang Fan and Yue Yuan from China, 2-1 (20-22, 21-17, 15-13).
11. September Beach Volleyball2636
Women sport news -  Plenty of positives for Albania after Continental Cup debut

Plenty of positives for Albania after Continental Cup debut

Albania is one of 10 nations that made their debut this year in the CEV Beach Volleyball Continental Cup after missing the inaugural edition leading up to the 2012 London Olympics.
27. August Beach Volleyball1501
Women sport news -   Brazilian women net Beach Volleyball Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games gold medal

Brazilian women net Beach Volleyball Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games gold medal

Ana Patricia Silva and Eduarda Lisboa overcame a four-point deficit in the third and deciding set here Tuesday evening to capture the women’s Beach Volleyball gold medal at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics Games over the McNamara twins of Canada.
23. July Beach Volleyball1897
Women sport news - USA beats USA for Women’s gold medal at FIVB U17 World Championships

USA beats USA for Women’s gold medal at FIVB U17 World Championships

Fast friends and active training partners back home and rivals in Acapulco, USA’s Morgan Martin/Kathryn Plummer defeated fellow Americans USA’s Haley Hallgren/Joy Dennis to win the women’s gold medal match early Sunday evening.
15. July Beach Volleyball1865
Women sport news - Larissa “Is Back”

Larissa “Is Back”

After being away from the FIVB World Tour for over 22 months, legendary Brazilian Beach Volleyball player Larissa França “is back” as she will be playing in the Transavia Grand Slam starting Wednesday with Talita Rocha.
30. June Beach Volleyball1778
Women sport news -  Familiar faces mix with new comers on Stavanger podium

Familiar faces mix with new comers on Stavanger podium

As the women’s competition drew to a close at the Stavanger Grand Slam the podium places were shared by a team very familiar with FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour success, one who is getting used to life there and one that was there for the first time ever.
27. June Beach Volleyball1661
Women sport news -   Leading ladies hitting the heights in Stavanger

Leading ladies hitting the heights in Stavanger

Women’s pool play at the Stavanger Grand Slam drew to a close on Thursday with a number of the leading female teams on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour able to look back on a highly satisfying performance in the pool stages.
25. June Beach Volleyball1388
Women sport news -  Swiss duo up and running at Stavanger Grand Slam

Swiss duo up and running at Stavanger Grand Slam

Nadine Zumkehr and Joana Heidrich didn’t hang around as the women’s main draw opened at the Stavanger Grand Slam, with the Swiss pair winning their first two pool matches in straight sets.
24. June Beach Volleyball1534
Women sport news - Vanuatu duo keep on learning, on way to Stavanger main draw

Vanuatu duo keep on learning, on way to Stavanger main draw

Henriette Iatika and Miller Elwin continued to show their growth as a team on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour as they qualified for the main draw of the Stavanger Grand Slam on Tuesday.
24. June Beach Volleyball1547
Women sport news - Czechs Kolocova/Slukova strike gold in Berlin

Czechs Kolocova/Slukova strike gold in Berlin

USA’s Tri Bourne and John Hyden and Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova from the Czech Republic claimed the gold medals at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Berlin smart Grand Slam on Sunday.
19. June Beach Volleyball1302
Women sport news -  USA’s Ross/Walsh on track for back-to-back gold

USA’s Ross/Walsh on track for back-to-back gold

April Ross and Kerri Walsh seem right on track for another gold medal after they won the Moscow Grand Slam last week.
17. June Beach Volleyball1432
Women sport news -   Bulgaria's Malinova misses Continental Cup

Bulgaria's Malinova misses Continental Cup

One of Bulgaria’s most decorated female beach volleyball players - Diana Malinova - will miss the first round of the 2014-2016 CEV Beach Volleyball Continental Cup.
29. May Beach Volleyball1506
Women sport news -  German duo makes it two wins from two on first day of main draw

German duo makes it two wins from two on first day of main draw

Isabel Schneider and Teresa Mersmann, Anapa Open silver medallists in 2013 enjoyed the first day of the 2014 version by claiming two wins from two at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Anapa Open.
26. May Beach Volleyball1684
Women sport news -  2014 FIVB World Tour season update after Prague women’s tourney

2014 FIVB World Tour season update after Prague women’s tourney

Following two very busy weeks in China, another in Mexico and one more this past week in the Czech Republic, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) has now completed the first four events on the calendar of its 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour.
26. May Beach Volleyball1423
Women sport news -   Kolocova and Slukova claim their first World Tour gold in home town Prague

Kolocova and Slukova claim their first World Tour gold in home town Prague

Kristyna Kolocova and Marketa Slukova won the inaugural women’s FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Prague Open on Sunday.
24. May Beach Volleyball1406
Women sport news -  Schwaiger-sisters back in action after months out with injury

Schwaiger-sisters back in action after months out with injury

After several months of absence Austria’s Doris and Stefanie Schwaiger made their comeback on the FIVB World Tour this week in Prague.
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